Maoists get life sentence for killing policemen in blast

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Five Maoists were today sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court for killing 11 policemen and injuring 58 others in a landmine blast in this district five years ago. Pronouncing the verdict, the Lohardaga district judge (1), Anil Kumar Singh also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 each on them for committing the crime… Read more »

HC directs state to shift jailed Delhi University Prof

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The Bombay High Court today asked Maharashtra government and other state authorities to shift a professor of Delhi University, arrested a year back for alleged links with Maoists, to a private hospital in view of his deteriorating health condition in Nagpur jail. The order was passed by a division bench of Chief Justice Mohit Shah… Read more »

CJI for strict action for crimes against women

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In the wake of the recent spate of crimes against women in West Bengal, Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir Saturday asked the administration to deal firmly with the cases and ensure proper investigation of the crimes. “As long as the administration is not strictly dealing with such nothing much can be done. Investigation is… Read more »

Kamduni’s women want probe on Mamata’s allegations

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Two women of this sleepy village, who led the anti-gangrape protests in the presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee only to be dubbed Maoists and CPI-M activists by the angry leader, Wednesday sought a probe by the CBI to clear their names. “Never in my life have we carried the flags of any… Read more »

CRPF kills villagers in Odisha: rights body

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In Odisha five men killed by the CRPF as Maoists were “daily wage earners and church functionaries”, said by the Coordination of Democratic Rights Organisations (CDRO). The killings took place near Bhaliaguda village in Gajapati district, CDRO told in a statement. It said an investigation by a six-member team showed that the men allegedly killed by… Read more »